Light waves

This lesson looks at the properties of light, how to draw accurate ray diagrams and what happens to light when it meets different surfaces.

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Quiz:

Light Waves

Quiz to assess your understanding of the properties of light, what happens when they meet surfaces and how the energy is absorbed by different surfaces.

Q1.Which of the following facts about light is not true?

1/5

Q2.What is the definition for transparent?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following is not a rule when drawing ray diagrams?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following is an example of a luminous object?

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Q5.What happens when a light wave hits a translucent object, in terms of energy?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Light Waves

Quiz to assess your understanding of the properties of light, what happens when they meet surfaces and how the energy is absorbed by different surfaces.

Q1.Which of the following facts about light is not true?

1/5

Q2.What is the definition for transparent?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following is not a rule when drawing ray diagrams?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following is an example of a luminous object?

4/5

Q5.What happens when a light wave hits a translucent object, in terms of energy?

5/5

Lesson summary: Light waves

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